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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:16:21 GMT
Your Ticket: 'Fun' meets 'Fancy' at local art gallery  -  Grand Island Independent
“Fun Meet Fancy,” featuring works by Deb Brooks, Karen Neppl and Stephanie and Chris Haussler, opens Friday at the Studio K Art Gallery in downtown Grand Island. Brooks is a member of Studio K and works in precious metal clay. She has new work ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:16:21 GMT
New, improved Capital Avenue worth the wait  -  Grand Island Independent
Grand Island residents and visitors alike are rejoicing with the completion of the widening of Capital Avenue to four lanes plus a center turn lane from Broadwell Avenue to Webb Road. All the orange construction cones and barriers are gone and all five ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:59:35 GMT

Update on the State of the art “Welcome Center”  -  Niagarafallsreporter.com
Grand Island has been selected as the location for a planned NEW state of the art “Welcome Center” that will be located just off the thruway. According to Grand Island Supervisor Nate McMurray. the welcome center will not be a tourist trap or merely a ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:58:16 GMT

Price is Right Live comes to Grand Island  -  NTV
It's the traveling version of the show, hosted by Mark Walberg, who's normally the face of Antiques Roadshow. Tickets got you a seat, but hundreds signed up for a chance to be contestants. The Millers came from Ravenna, Kearney, G.I. and Arnold for the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:57:58 GMT

Local retailers open for shoppers on Thanksgiving Day  -  NBC Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Black Friday is getting closer and closer, but for those of you who like to get shopping in on Thanksgiving Day, you may have to wait because some stores will be closed. Fortunately, JCPenney at the Conestoga Mall will be one ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:35:53 GMT
Party atmosphere greets 'The Price is Right'  -  Grand Island Independent
The first three contestants who made their way onstage Wednesday night were Pat Gerlach of Grand Island and Angela Langan and Kelsey Sughroue, both of McCook. Gerlach works at MRL Crane Service. Sughroue is an activity aide at Hillcrest Nursing ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:34:38 GMT

Grand Island school transition plans detailed  -  NBC Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- Plans are coming into focus for the next building projects that are part of a nearly $70-million bond issue at Grand Island Public Schools. Two projects are complete and three are in progress. That leaves just two other elementary ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:02:15 GMT
Grand Island Police Department canine to get body armor  -  Grand Island Independent
One of the Grand Island Police Department's canines will receive a bullet- and stab-protective vest, thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s. The dog, named Haus, will be outfitted in the vest when it ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:13:34 GMT
Sales tax hike better than property tax  -  Grand Island Independent
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce supports the sales tax initiative — not because we enjoy an additional tax, but because we understand the intended uses are non-discretionary and in the absence of the sales tax, these costs will be funded by ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:54:46 GMT
Husker D-tackles coming on strong  -  Grand Island Independent
It was breathtaking for me knowing that I get to play in this, in the environment.” Camp Randall seats about 80,000 while Ohio Stadium seats over 104,000, so that's taking it up a notch. Follow Bob on Twitter. The Independent - Sports The Grand ...